Philip Koehler, an entomologist at the University of Florida, is featured in this news video about his work on developing a better fly trap. Dr.
Greg Wiggins, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, is featured in this news video about scientists using small wasps to control the emerald ash borer.Watch the video below.
Prof. S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Distinguished Research Medal of the International Society of Hymenopterists for 2012.
Nancy Hinkle recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 56th Annual Livestock Insect Workers' Conference held in Kalispell, Mont. Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, serves as the sponsor for the $5,000 annual award.
Silvia Rondon, Oregon State University Hermiston Research & Extension Center entomologist, discussed recent potato psyllid and zebra chip findings in Oregon in this video by Spudman Magazine. Dr. Rondon was also interviewed by Northwest Public Radio.
Michael Raupp, a professor, author and nationally recognized entomology expert from College Park, Md., is this year’s recipient of the International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) prestigious R.W. Harris Author’s Citation.
Bob Wright, an extension entomologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was interviewed by Market Journal about soybean aphids. Wright says with cooler weather in the forecast, producers should be scouting their fields for this pest.
Robert Peterson was interviewed by National Public Radio about aerial spraying to control mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus, since some people are expressing concerns about how the pesticides will affect their health.
Gerry Wegner, BCE, an entomologist with Varment Guard Environmental Services and ProGuard Commercial Pest Solutions, has prepared a bug clock for the Entomological Foundation's silent auction to be held at Entomology 2012 in Knoxville, TN:
Rick Vetter, a research associate at the University of California-Riverside, is featured in this news video on how brown widow spiders are displacing black widow spiders around southern California homes.